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The Volkswagen Amarok

Winner of the NZ 4WD Ute Shoot-out & Stuff.co.nz Pickup Truck of the Year 2017

Welcome to the mighty Volkswagen Amarok, with new class-leading power. This mid-size pickup is described as the thinking man’s ute. With the launch of the new Amarok V6 TDI, this model demonstrates an incredible 550 Nm torque, making it the most powerful ute in its class.

The Amarok officially began production in late 2009 and is designed to provide strong competition to other utes such as the Toyota Hilux, Nissan Navara, and Mitsubishi Triton. Update: The Amarok has proven its worth! Taking Stuff Motoring’s title of Pickup Truck of the Year 2017. Read more.

With more and more trade people in Christchurch trying to stand out from the crowd, the Amarok is more than a viable contender for businesses wishing to make an impact, but don’t take our word for it. Read these reviews from local businesses (and don’t miss our guide on why you should buy a Volkswagen ute).

The new Amarok is also available with optional matte paint finish. Check out our owner’s Amaroks in matte grey and blue.

The limited Edition Amarok Canon has just arrived. Read on for details!

Amarok range from
$54,990
MRP PLUS ON ROAD COSTS OF $1,695

Amarok V6 from
$69,990
MRP PLUS ON ROAD COSTS OF $1,695

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Volkswagen Amarok

An Intelligent Ute for a Life with Challenges

Demanding jobs around the farm call for a vehicle with smart power management. Volkswagen designed the Amarok to provide this in spades – with 4MOTION all-wheel drive (now as standard across the range) with high/low ratio and heavy-duty leaf springs, the Amarok is tough enough to handle a load of up to one tonne whilst being clever enough to negotiate tough terrain like you’re on a Sunday drive around town.

“Few people realise that more 4WD utes on the market are only so when you actively engage the 4WD system. This is fine off-road, however full-time 4WD provides some significant handling, safety and towing advantages on the road.”

Particular attention was made to ensuring the Amarok retained a smaller turning circle. This not only helps when it comes to navigating tricky terrain off-road, but also improves manoeuverability and safety when driving around Christchurch’s tighter residential streets.

The Amarok can be equipped with a rubberised floor and wipe-clean seats to help keep your truck looking good even on the messiest construction site or the muddiest off-road terrain.

In late-2016 the new model Amarok was released, building on the already impressive model, becoming the only ute in New Zealand with a V6 TDI engine. It has redefined all aspects of a premium lifestyle vehicle.

The Amarok combines everything that you’d expect from an exclusive, premium-class all-rounder: masculine design and robust construction along with plenty of power.

Volkswagen Amarok Interior

NZ 4WD Expert Discusses the Amarok

In 2013, Pete Ritchie – 4WD expert – took our sales team offroad to demonstrate exactly what makes the Amarok so special. This guy knows his stuff!

Volkswagen NZ Amarok Build

Tom Ruddenklau, VWNZ Top Dog, visits the factory to see the new Amarok V6 being built.

Under-body Strength

Our own Commercial Specialist, Anthony Johanson, takes a look under the tried-and-tested Hunter’s Club’s Amarok to discuss its under-body strength.

Tough comes from within

Impressive on and off-road, the Amarok combines everything you would expect from a class-leading all-rounder.

Power. Play.

Take a look at the impressive power of the Amarok V6 as Volkswagen NZ take it on the Autobahn in Germany.

Class-leading Power.

Discover class-leading performance delivered by the new Amarok’s 3.0L V6 TDI engine.

Lands & Survey's Amarok

Local owners review the Amarok.

A team will lax lyrical about why they believe the Amarok is the king of the utes, but we’ll understand if you’re not quite ready to take their word for it, given their role as sales guys! So instead, we asked some of our existing, local, Amarok owners to let us know why they chose the Amarok when there’s so much competition out there.

Read some of their reasons below, or visit this page for a fuller picture.

Brydon Heller, Hellers.

“It was big but drove like a car. Nice and spacious, comfortable and very quiet inside. Other utes were a lot bouncier and noisier than the Amarok. I do have the back empty more than full so was keen to have something that drove well.”

Read more of Brydon’s feedback.

Jeremy Elrick, Lands & Survey.

“I hear a lot of folk say they are ‘city’ 4×4’s, let me tell you that 90% of our work is rural based on farms and irrigation projects. Whilst I was unsure at the start I need not have been, I’ve always owned the other main contender and wouldn’t go back now! Oh, and yeah around town they go alright…!”

Read more of Jeremy’s feedback.

Amarok Canyon

A limited run of the all-new Amarok Canyon has just arrived. Don’t miss your opportunity to be one of the first behind the wheel.

All-new exterior.

Whether you’re driving on or off-road, you’ll be sure to turn heads with the new Honey Orange metallic paint, Bi-Xenon headlights and matte black styling features. If you’re still not convinced, come and see it in the flesh at Miles Continental.

All-new interior.

Not only does it look great on the outside, the interior has a fresh new look and feel. With Canyon design cues throughout and a bunch of new tech and styling that are bound to get your heart racing, the all-new Canyon has so much to offer.

Six Highly Spec’d Equipment Lines

Amarok Core 4WD TDI

4WD Core TDI

  • From $54,990 MRP plus on-road costs
  • 132kW Power
  • 420Nm Torque (Auto)
  • 8.5-8.0 Fuel Cons. (Combined)
  • 16" Steel Wheels
  • Rear Park Distance Control
  • Multifunction Display Plus
  • Radio System RCD 230
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Upholstery in Austin
Amarok Comfortline 4WD TDI

4WD Comfortline TDI

  • From $58,990 MRP plus on-road costs
  • 132kW Power
  • 420Nm Torque (Auto)
  • 8.5-8.0 Fuel Cons. (Combined)
  • 17" Posadas Alloys
  • Rear Park Distance Control
  • Rear View Camera
  • Anti-Theft Alarm
  • Lights & Vision Package
  • Upholstery in Kemisu
Amarok Highline 4WD TDI

4WD Sportline TDI

  • From $65,990 MRP plus on-road costs
  • 132kW Power
  • 420Nm Torque (Auto)
  • 8.5-8.0 Fuel Cons. (Combined)
  • 19" Cantera Alloys
  • Front & Rear Park Distance
  • Rear View Camera
  • Radio Composition Media with App Connect
  • Bi-Xenon Headlights & LED DRL
  • Upholstery in Vienna
Amarok V6

4WD V6 TDI

  • From $69,990 MRP plus on-road costs
  • 165kW Power
  • 550Nm Torque
  • 7.8 Fuel Cons. (Combined)
  • 18" Manaus Alloys
  • Rear Park Distance Control
  • Rear Park Distance Control
  • Lights & Vision Package
  • Climatronic Air Conditioning

4WD Highline V6 TDI

  • From $75,990 MRP plus on-road costs
  • 165kW Power
  • 550Nm Torque (Auto)
  • 7.8 Fuel Cons. (Combined)
  • 18" Manaus Alloys
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Heated Washer Nozzles
  • 16"-17" Disc Brakes
  • Bi-Xenon Headlights & LED DRL
  • Upholstery in Alcantara
Amarok Aventura 4WD V6 TDI

4WD Aventura V6 TDI

  • From $85,990 MRP plus on-road costs
  • 165kW Power
  • 550Nm Torque (Auto)
  • 7.8 Fuel Cons. (Combined)
  • 20" Talca Alloys
  • Multifunction Display Premium
  • Gear Shift Paddles
  • Chrome Styling Bar or...
  • ... Moulded Sports Bar
  • Stainless Steel Side Bars
  • 14-way Power Front Seats
  • Upholstery in Nappa Leather

Please note that all features and specifications are subject to change. Imagery may include optional extras. All pricing is ‘MRP’ (Maximum Retail Price) and excludes on-road costs (ORC) unless stated as ‘driveaway’. On-road costs for commercial vehicles are $1,695 which includes GST, 12 months registration, full tank of fuel, 3 years WOF, 3 years factory warranty, 3 years Roadside Assistance, genuine floor mats, professional groom and pre-delivery inspection.

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Please note that all features and specifications are subject to change. Imagery may include optional extras. All pricing is ‘MRP’ (Maximum Retail Price) and excludes on-road costs (ORC) unless stated as ‘driveaway’. On-road costs for commercial vehicles are $1,695 which includes GST, 12 months registration, full tank of fuel, 3 years WOF, 3 years factory warranty, 3 years Roadside Assistance, genuine floor mats, professional groom and pre-delivery inspection.